A nurse practitioner (NP) is a registered nurse with the experience and expertise to diagnose and treat people of all ages with a variety of acute or chronic illness. Helen specialise in cancer treatment. NP 's have completed additional university study at a masters degree level and are the most senior clinical nurse in our health care systems.
The role aims to:
Improve access to treatment for cancer patients
Provide cost effective care,at no cost to consumers
Provide outreach services where possible
To mentor and provide clinical expertise to other health care professionals
Provide direct communication with all visiting oncologists and consumers.
Helen is available via the oncology unit from 8am till 430pm 5 days a week Mon-Fri
Oncology Unit PH: 67769761